Street Fair

Downtowners Street Fair voted “Best of the Best” Festival in Bismarck!

September 15-16, 2017

Each Fall, the Downtowners produce an Arts, Craft, and Food show called Street Fair.  This event was created by the Downtowners in 1973 as “Customer Appreciation Days” then grew into a full blown Street Fair.  Street Fair is now in its 44th year.  Arts, Craft, and Food vendors line the streets of Downtown Bismarck during Sept 15-16, 2017.  See you there!

2017 Hours: Friday Sept 15: 10am-8pm, Saturday Sept 16: 9am-6pm

Sponsorship Info

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Street Fair Map:

Scroll to the bottom of the page to see our Interactive Street Fair Points of Interest map!


Kids activities for the Street Fair will also be set up for the duration of the show.  The Monster Mural will be set up on 4th & Broadway near the Info Booth.  The multiple 9 feet long community art projects, kids of all ages are welcome to help us paint the mural for display in Downtown Bismarck after the show.  Inflatable kids games by JT’s Inflatable games has been expanded and moved to the 5th and Broadway Sanford Health Parking lot.  As well as Busker’s Corner, talented local musicians on 4th & Broadway.

Buskers Corner Schedule: TBA

Street Fair Fast Facts:

SF is currently in its 44th consecutive year in 2017. The Street Fair preceded Folkfest starting in 1973. It was long known as the food and vendor portion of the later event Folkfest which encompasses parades and weeks worth of festivities.  The 2 Day Street Fair averages between 45,000-50,000 patrons.  There are approximately 180 food, arts, and craft vendors at Street Fair.  Street Fair is spread over 7 city blocks in Downtown Bismarck. There is no parade associated with the Street Fair event.

For more information on Street Fair email or call 701-223-1958

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